Dr. William E. Mitchell

University of Vermont| Professor EmeritusMember since 1957

My Biography

William E. Mitchell (PhD, Columbia University) is an expert in medical anthropology and socialization. Research projects include the study of a children’s contra culture in a New York City psychiatric hospital; a multi-disciplinary research project of Chinese, mostly students, caught in New York City after the Chinese Revolution; Field trips to the West Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea, in 1970, 1982, 1989, 2000, and 2011; and studying the therapeutic systems of the Wape and Lujere people. Dr. Mitchell attended his first AAA annual meeting in 1955 in Boston.